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Orofacial Pain Research Group

Orofacial pain is a noxious, painful experience in the region of the face and /or oral cavity. According to International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual and potential tissue damage”. Chronic pain continues after the expected time of recovery.


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Professor Tara Renton
Centre for Oral, Clinical & Translational Sciences

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill